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We Need Free Choice in Health Care

October 06, 2009

The Senate Finance Committee very early Friday morning refused to consider Senator Ron Wyden's "Free Choice" amendment to the Committee's health reform bill. Therein lies the tale of...

Prescription for a Health Insurance Compromise

September 24, 2009

Congressional leaders and President Obama must now forge a compromise on national health insurance reform that passes both the House and Senate, and actually reduces costs. So far, Congress's...

Business Leaders Support

September 21, 2009

Washington, D.C. September 21, 2009 - CED today urged the Senate Finance Committee to amend the America's Healthy Future Act (sponsored by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT)) by...

Smart Healthcare or

August 10, 2009

Those who have followed the current health-care debate certainly have begun to hear the dreaded "R-word:" rationing. At this point, one side has attacked the other side's plan for...

Health Care, Medical Science or Healing Art?

July 29, 2009

A significant element in the dispute over health-care reform seems to involve conceptions of the prospects for costs, and cost savings. Some people seem predisposed to believe that the prospects...

Don’t Count on Congress to Control Health Costs

July 10, 2009

The Obama administration, faced with a major economic recession and financial crisis along with a collection of international crises, has outsourced health care reform to the Congress. But that carries...